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Fisherdwarves will fish from any water by default. Change this using the standing orders screen, fishing zones' (the default) and 'zone-only fishing', which will prevent dwarves from fishing outside of designated areas. This can be useful, for instance, if you have a crocodile infested river, or a Terrifying ocean, and don't want your fishers wandering into danger.- - to toggle between 'prefer
Note that artificially created bodies of water cannot be fished out of.
- If you designate a fishing zone in an underground pool, fishers will never give up fishing there even when there aren't any fish to catch. Bug:1854
- Stocks of fish in the water is not renewable Bug:2780
- There are few or no cave fish or cave lobsters to be found in cavern lakesBug:4505